Monthly Archives: May 2018

2018 IS Annual Virtual Discussion Forum Digest

Title: Critical Reading for Learning and Social Change: A Panel Discussion Discussion Conveners: Hannah Gascho Rempel, Associate Professor, College of Agricultural Sciences Librarian, Graduate Student Services Coordinator, and Anne-Marie Deitering, Associate University Librarian for Learning Services, both of Oregon State … Continue reading

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Five Things You Should Read About Asset-Based Teaching

ACRL Instruction Section Research and Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the publication of its annual list of “Five Things You Should Read About…” a current topic relevant to library instruction. This year, the committee chose to focus on Asset-Based Teaching. … Continue reading

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ACRL Instruction Section Annual Program: Curricular Mapping – From Planning to Practice

ACRL Instruction Section Annual Program (Virtual Program) Curricular Mapping – From Planning to Practice   Thursday, May 31, 2018 1:00-2:00 (EST)/12:00-1:00 pm (CST)/11:00-12:00 pm (MST)/10:00-11:00 am (PDT) Access at:  https://zoom.us/j/252968140 Join the ACRL Instruction section for its virtual annual program to discuss four stages … Continue reading

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Recording for Creating the Big Picture: Improving Instruction Programming through Curriculum Mapping

On April 25th the Instruction Section’s Management and Leadership Committee hosted a virtual event titled Creating the Big Picture: Improving Instruction Programming through Curriculum Mapping. Stefanie Metko and Amanda MacDonald (Virginia Tech) covered the purposes and goals for a curriculum … Continue reading

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Featured Teaching Librarian: Hannah Gascho Rempel

Several times a year, the ACRL Instruction Section Teaching Methods Committee selects and interviews a librarian who demonstrates a passion for teaching, innovation, and student learning. Name: Hannah Gascho Rempel Institution: Oregon State University Job Title: Science Librarian & Graduate Student Services … Continue reading

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Recordings Available: Building Virtual Community Brainstorming Sessions

Recordings are now available for the ACRL Instruction Section Building Virtual Community Task Force Brainstorming Sessions. Materials for the May 25 session on Virtual Tools for Professional Development and New Avenues for In-Person and Virtual Social Connections are at: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1RoaM3bz4kEiVnIbNF6Z_P3C1mrGxix14?usp=sharing … Continue reading

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2018 IS Annual Virtual Discussion Forum

Critical reading is defined as reading for a “. . . deeper understanding of how information is constructed, valued, and embedded within larger conversations.” But how can we best integrate critical reading into our professional practice? Join the ACRL Instruction … Continue reading

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